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Shackleton Scholarship Awards Announced

Shackleton Scholarship Awards Announced
The academic awards of the Shackleton Scholarship Fund, for 2010/11 have been announced. An award has gone to Chilean scientists Dr Sergio Radic and Dr Sergio Opazo, who are using satellite photography to map the vegetation of the Agricultural Department™s farm at Saladero. The archaeologist Dr Rob Philpott, of the National Museums Liverpool, also received an award and will be excavating farms established by the Falkland Islands Company in the nineteenth century., A further award has gone to the scientists Dr Aldo Anensi and Professor Bruno de Reviers, of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, who are world authorities in the study of brown algae. The final award was given to Sam Bosanquet, from the Countryside Commission for Wales, who will form part of a four-person expedition which will investigate the œlower plants of the Islands “ mosses, liverworts, lichens and fungi “ in co-operation with Falklands Conservation. (Penguin News)

The academic awards of the Shackleton Scholarship Fund for 2010-2011 have been announced. An award has gone to Chilean scientists Dr Sergio Radic and Dr Sergio Opazo, who are using satellite photography to map the vegetation of the Agricultural Department™s farm at Saladero. The archaeologist Dr Rob Philpott, of the National Museums Liverpool, also received an award and will be excavating farms established by the Falkland Islands Company in the nineteenth century. A further award has gone to the scientists Dr Aldo Anensi and Professor Bruno de Reviers, of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, who are world authorities in the study of brown algae. The final award was given to Sam Bosanquet, from the Countryside Commission for Wales, who will form part of a four-person expedition which will investigate the œlower plants of the Islands “ mosses, liverworts, lichens and fungi “ in co-operation with Falklands Conservation. (Penguin News)